Assistant Principal - St Clare's College - Griffith, ACT

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Work type: Fixed-Term
Location: St Clare's College (Griffith)
Categories: Assistant Principal

Location: Griffith, ACT
Employment Type: Full-time, Fixed-term 
Salary Range: $155,240.00 + Superannuation 
Start Date: To be Advised 
Closing Date: 11.55pm, Monday 26 September, 2022

St Clare’s College is an inclusive and caring community where learning is valued and students are given every opportunity to grow in all dimensions of their life. We provide a safe and empowering environment for students to reach their full potential. We are a learning community whose teachers strive for the “spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual, and aesthetic development of all students”.

About the Role

St Clare's is currently seeking an experienced and professional Assistant Principal - Learning and Teaching to join our inclusive and dynamic team. 

The Assistant Principal – Learning and Teaching supports the Principal in the leadership of St Clare’s College as a member of the College Leadership Team. The College Leadership Team is inspired at all times by the ethos of St Clare's and focusses on leading and developing the Catholic character of the school in the Franciscan tradition. Working in partnership with the College Leadership Team, the Assistant Principal - Learning and Teaching has primary responsibility for the leadership, development and administration of excellence in in Learning and Teaching across the College, supporting overall student academic wellbeing.

Please note that this position is for an initial two-year period with an opportunity for further extensions. Two further extensions (each of four years) may be offered based on performance outcomes. This position will be underpinned by a permanent (ongoing) teaching position within Catholic Education. 


Essential Criteria
  • Appropriate qualifications and experience in educational leadership;

  • A commitment to promoting and embedding Gospel values in teaching programs and practices, and a willingness to undertake on-going learning about the Spiritualty of St Clare's College (Successful applicants for the position of Assistant Principal are required to be practising Catholics);

  • A strong understanding of contemporary approaches in pedagogy, curriculum development and student assessment; 

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leading and developing a team and bringing about effective improvement and innovation; 

  • Superior interpersonal, organisation and communication skills;

  • Must hold a relevant Working with Children registration and Teaching Accreditation;

  • Must have completed relevant teaching/education tertiary qualification. 

Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.


Application Process

Applications are invited from interested candidates able to demonstrate a commitment to the vision of Catholic Education.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and current resume including a statement of suitability against the skills, attributes and experience as outlined in the Position Description.

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with CE policy.

For further information about the School please visit our website. Information about Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn can be accessed here.

Position specific queries: Please contact Ann Cleary on 02 6260 9400 or via email ann.cleary@stcc.act.edu.au

Position specific queries: Please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6234 5427 or via email Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au

Position Description

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